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Drama students to perform ‘Midsummer Night’s Dream’ Students in Del Mar’s first production of the semester have been busy preparing for the show’s Nov. 11 opening. Brennen Bellows plays Lysander, one of the lovers, in Shakespeare’s “Midsummer Night’s Dream.” “There’s love potions involved; it’s an emotional roller coaster,” Bellows said, “a funny, emotional roller coaster.” Although “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” will be Bellow’s first college production, it is not his first overall. Bellows was in plays throughout high school and three just in this last year. Being in a play is “the most fun thing a person can do,” he…

Tis’ the season for a great show

 The Harbor Playhouse has kicked off the holiday season with Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” a can’t-miss play that you can take your whole family to enjoy.  The play adaptation is exactly what you would expect, a charming play that captures the essence of Christmas. The production as well as the acting in this play is phenomenal. Each character played their part perfectly, each song was sung with great passion, and the costumes and choreography were paired together impeccably. “A Christmas Carol” is led by Andres Elizondo II, who plays Ebenezer Scrooge. Scrooge is a grumpy old man who hates…

Drama students fearlessly take the stage

 After over a year of no productions due to COVID-19, the Del Mar College Drama Department is finally back. Drama students started their 2021-22 season off with director Carl Yowell’s interpretation of “Circle Mirror Transformation.” The Annie Baker play, which opened Nov.5 in the Finley Theatre, is about a group of individuals who find themselves experiencing heartbreaks and breakthroughs during a six-week session of a community center drama class. Audience members grow with the characters through each of their unique journeys. This play highlights the impact others have on someone’s life even in just a short time frame.  The lights…

Light shines on drama students

‘Circle Mirror Transformation’ continues this weekend Del Mar College drama students are taking the stage after over a year of no productions due to COVID-19. “Circle Mirror Transformation” by Annie Baker, which opened Nov. 5, is about a group of individuals who find themselves experiencing heartbreaks and breakthroughs during a six-week session of a community center drama class. During the span of the six weeks audience members grow with the characters through each of their unique journeys. The play highlights the impact others have on someone’s life even in just a short time frame. The show continues at 7:30 p.m.…

Drama students preparing to perform again

The Drama Department is ready to take the stage with its first fall show since the start of the pandemic.  Since the department had wrapped up its last show just a week before Del Mar College closed its doors for the pandemic, the costume shop, scene shop and Finley Theatre had no lights on to shine upon talent. However, those days are now in the past. Under the direction of Drama Professor Carl Yowell, Del Mar will present “Circle Mirror Transformation” in November.  The show opens on Nov. 5 with five public performances spread over two weekends. The shows, which…